Grenache | McLaren Vale

From 70 year old dry grown bush vines this is a delicate touch on an old variety. Wild fermented with 20% whole bunches this has trademark spice with strawberry and raspberry aromas. The palate is medium to full bodied with fine sandy tannins.

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Sandy Loam Soil

Romano Vineyard, McLaren Vale

750ml

Vine Age – 70 years

Cellar potential 10+ years

Vinification

7 day wild ferment with regular pump over. 20% whole bunch inclusion. 16 months in seasoned French oak. Bottled without fining or filtration in September 2014.

Nose

Varietal aromas of raspberry, musk and sage. Hints of pepper and spices.

Palate

Flavours of raspberry, cherry and spice. A touch of earth and alpine herbs. Soft and plush, with a fine tannin backbone. Classic McLaren Vale Grenache.